A variety of people groups are found in the Patna Region, each having their own language or dialect—as well as distinctive customs and ways of life. The result is a melting pot where it is common to hear people speaking Hindi, Urdu, Maithali, Magahi or Bhojpuri.
The people in the Patna Region practice many faiths, including Hinduism, Islam, Sikhism, Buddhism and Jainism.
Patna is Bihar’s capital city. It is densely populated, which creates a lot of traffic congestion.
There are many elaborately decorated buildings in Patna, along with several famous temples that draw millions of visitors.
Education is only a dream for many of Bihar’s children, who must work just to eat.